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Review of the Fowey Festival 2018
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Review of the Fowey Festival 2018Review of the Fowey Festival 2018
Review of the Fowey Festival 2018
It has been a fantastic week at the Fowey Festival! All of us at the Daphne du Maurier website were delighted to see that Daphne's works were at the heart of the Festival programme this year. Thank you to the Festival director, Brenda Daly, the Festival board and all the speakers who worked so hard to bring us a wonderful selection of du Maurier events- and thanks to all of the many du Maurier fans who joined us to share their knowledge and passion. We hope you enjoy our review of the Festival.... More >>

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Review of the Fowey Festival 2018
Fowey Festival starts today, 11th May
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Fowey Festival starts today, 11th MayFowey Festival starts today, 11th May
Fowey Festival starts today, 11th May
The 2018 Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature starts today! Do pop over and follow us on on Twitter and Facebook pages for regular updates on the Du Maurier events that are taking place throughout the week and to share your thoughts. We hope that all of those attending will have a wonderful time. All of us at the Daphne du Maurier website are looking forward to meeting old friends and new during this week and sharing our love for Daphne.... More >>

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Fowey Festival starts today, 11th May
Pick of the Fowey Festival blogpost
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Pick of the Fowey Festival blogpostPick of the Fowey Festival blogpost
Pick of the Fowey Festival blogpost
The Cormorant Hotels blog features their pick of the Fowey Festival, highlighting three of the Du Maurier events: Dr Laura Varnam's reading group on du Maurier's 'Rule Britannia'; writer and du Maurier expert Anne Hall's talk about her new book, 'The Du Mauriers: Just As They Were'; and the screening of the 2017 film 'My Cousin Rachel'. Tickets and more information at www.foweyfestival.com... More >>

https://www.cormoranthotel.co.uk/blog/everything-to-look-forward-to-at-fowey-festival-of-arts-literature/


Pick of the Fowey Festival blogpost
Fowey Festival 'top twelve' in Cornwall Life magazine
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Fowey Festival 'top twelve' in Cornwall Life magazineFowey Festival 'top twelve' in Cornwall Life magazine
Fowey Festival 'top twelve' in Cornwall Life magazine
The May issue of Cornwall Life magazine, out now, features organiser Melissa Hartwell's 'top twelve' events of the Festival, including the celebration of Du Maurier's Rebecca at 80 with Dr Laura Varnam.... More >>

http://www.cornwalllife.co.uk/magazines


Fowey Festival 'top twelve' in Cornwall Life magazine
Du Maurier artwork 'the rook with a book' on ITV News West Country
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Du Maurier artwork 'the rook with a book' on ITV News West CountryDu Maurier artwork 'the rook with a book' on ITV News West Country
Du Maurier artwork 'the rook with a book' on ITV News West Country
The unveiling of the new public artwork in Fowey to celebrate the work of Daphne du Maurier was featured on ITV News West Country this week. The sculpture was unveiled by Daphne's son Kits Browning and has been nicknamed 'the rook with a book'. The artwork was unveiled to launch the Fowey Festival programme for 2018. Visit our Facebook page at the link below to see the video clip (pinned to the top of the page).... More >>

https://www.facebook.com/Daphne-du-Maurier-Website-1496160130691182/


Du Maurier artwork 'the rook with a book' on ITV News West Country
Cornish Guardian feature on Du Maurier sculpture 'the rook with a book'
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Cornish Guardian feature on Du Maurier sculpture 'the rook with a book'Cornish Guardian feature on Du Maurier sculpture 'the rook with a book'
Cornish Guardian feature on Du Maurier sculpture 'the rook with a book'
On Wednesday 28th March the Cornish Guardian featured an article on the unveiling of the 'rook with a book' by Kits Browning, Daphne du Maurier's son. We are delighted to see all the news coverage of this wonderful new public artwork which celebrates Daphne's work and her importance to Fowey.... More >>
Cornish Guardian feature on Du Maurier sculpture 'the rook with a book'
Daphne du Maurier inspired artwork by Helen Williams to be exhibited at Fowey Festival
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Daphne du Maurier inspired artwork by Helen Williams to be exhibited at Fowey FestivalDaphne du Maurier inspired artwork by Helen Williams to be exhibited at Fowey Festival
Daphne du Maurier inspired artwork by Helen Williams to be exhibited at Fowey Festival
Wonderful original paintings by Fowey artist Helen Williams will be on display during the Fowey Festival as part of the Fowey Art Trail. Helen painted the cover image for this year's Festival programme and she has produced a series of five amazing paintings inspired by Daphne du Maurier's works. In this interview, Helen tells us more about her work and her interest in du Maurier.... More >>

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Daphne du Maurier inspired artwork by Helen Williams to be exhibited at Fowey Festival
Cornwall Live article on Du Maurier 'Rook with a Book' Sculpture
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Cornwall Live article on Du Maurier 'Rook with a Book' SculptureCornwall Live article on Du Maurier 'Rook with a Book' Sculpture
Cornwall Live article on Du Maurier 'Rook with a Book' Sculpture
Find out more about the new 'Rook with a Book' sculpture, celebrating the works of Daphne du Maurier in Fowey. The Cornwall Live article includes a video of the unveiling ceremony and the speech made by Daphne du Maurier's son, Kits Browning. The unveiling ceremony launched the 2018 Fowey Festival programme (www.foweyfestival.com)... More >>

https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/new-daphne-du-maurier-rook-1363720


Cornwall Live article on Du Maurier 'Rook with a Book' Sculpture
The 'Rook with a Book' Sculpture unveiled in Fowey to launch Fowey Festival 2018 Programme
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The 'Rook with a Book' Sculpture unveiled in Fowey to launch Fowey Festival 2018 ProgrammeThe 'Rook with a Book' Sculpture unveiled in Fowey to launch Fowey Festival 2018 Programme
The 'Rook with a Book' Sculpture unveiled in Fowey to launch Fowey Festival 2018 Programme
On March 19th at 2pm in Berrills Yard in Fowey, the new sculpture nicknamed 'the rook with a book' was unveiled by Daphne du Maurier's son Kits Browning. The sculpture of a bird holding a book was inspired by Daphne du Maurier's 1952 short story 'The Birds' and is the first public monument to her work. The unveiling of the sculpture also launched the Fowey Festival 2018 programme.... More >>

http://www.foweyfestival.com/


The 'Rook with a Book' Sculpture unveiled in Fowey to launch Fowey Festival 2018 Programme
Invitation to the Unveiling of the BIRD Sculpture on 19th March
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Invitation to the Unveiling of the BIRD Sculpture on 19th MarchInvitation to the Unveiling of the BIRD Sculpture on 19th March
Invitation to the Unveiling of the BIRD Sculpture on 19th March
On 19th March at 2pm at Berrills Yard, Fowey, the new sculpture inspired by Daphne du Maurier's short story 'The Birds', will be unveiled by Daphne's son, Kits Browning. The sculpture is a celebration of Daphne du Maurier's work and her importance in Fowey, and it will launch the 2018 programme for the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature. The sculpture was the idea of Mike Redmond and it has been made by Gary and Thomas Thrussell. All are welcome to attend.... More >>

http://www.foweyfestival.com/


Invitation to the Unveiling of the BIRD Sculpture on 19th March
Fowey Festival programme is launched, featuring many Du Maurier events
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Fowey Festival programme is launched, featuring many Du Maurier eventsFowey Festival programme is launched, featuring many Du Maurier events
Fowey Festival programme is launched, featuring many Du Maurier events
On Friday the programme for the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 2018 was launched. We are delighted to see a wide range of du Maurier-related events, including a celebration of 'Rebecca at 80', guided walks, reading groups, and talks by a number of du Maurier experts. Friends and patrons can book now. Public booking opens 16th March.... More >>

http://www.foweyfestival.com/


Fowey Festival programme is launched, featuring many Du Maurier events
Fowey Festival Competitions inspired by Du Maurier, closing dates 16th March
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Fowey Festival Competitions inspired by Du Maurier, closing dates 16th MarchFowey Festival Competitions inspired by Du Maurier, closing dates 16th March
Fowey Festival Competitions inspired by Du Maurier, closing dates 16th March
The Fowey Festival 2018 is running two competitions inspired by du Maurier. The theme for the Young Writers and Artists competition is 'THE BIRDS' and the theme for the Adult Short Story competition is 'DON'T LOOK NOW'. Du Maurier is still such an inspiration for creative writers and artists in the twenty-first century. We look forward to reading and viewing the winning entries! For more details, visit the Festival website.... More >>

http://www.foweyfestival.com/


Fowey Festival Competitions inspired by Du Maurier, closing dates 16th March
Fowey Festival 2018: Programme Cover Art
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Fowey Festival 2018: Programme Cover ArtFowey Festival 2018: Programme Cover Art
Fowey Festival 2018: Programme Cover Art
The Fowey Festival will be held on 11th - 19th May 2018. This week saw the release of the wonderful cover art for the Festival programme, painted by Helen Williams. The image was inspired by Daphne du Maurier and features birds, books, and the du Mauriers' first and iconic home in Fowey, Ferryside. Watch this space for further details about the du Maurier related events at the Festival. We are looking forward to a fascinating programme! You can find the Festival website at www.foweyfestival.com ... More >>

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Fowey Festival 2018: Programme Cover Art

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